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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Friday, July 27, 2012

Police Report 7/24

Assault: 7/27 at 2:36am - Commonwealth Avenue
Officers responded to a report for an intoxicated person. Caller informed the officers that an intoxicated man refused to leave the store and then proceeded to assault the caller with an 11X18 inches tall sign. Caller was able to pin him to the ground until Police arrived on scene. Subject was taken to the hospital and was being held for observation due to his high level of intoxication. He will be charged with Assault & Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon as well as Trespassing .

Accident: 7/26 at 4:52pm - Independence Dr
Male victim was crossing the street in front of a marked crosswalk when a van drove towards him and hit him in his left leg. He was thrown approximately 6-7 feet through the air and landed on his right side. Victim was alert and conscious and transported to the hospital. Driver claimed that she did not see the victim walking until the last second. Driver will be issued a citation for failure to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Larceny: Occurred 7/1 between 3:30pm – 6:30pm - Centre St
Victim claimed that she had cash stolen from her pocketbook. She placed her pocketbook on a shelf during her work shift, and returned to find that her wallet was on top of her bag with cash missing.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Police Report 7/25

OUIL: 7//26 at 3:40am - Longwood Ave
Officer approached a vehicle that was still on the road with the engine running. Officer noticed a faint smell of alcohol and a moderate smell of fresh burnt marijuana and then saw a glass marijuana pipe sitting on the center console. When subject was woken up, he was dazed and speaking incoherently. Operator was placed arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor, Operating Under the Influence of Drugs, and Obstructing the Free Flow of Traffic and issued a civil violation for Possession of Less than 1 ounce of Marijuana.

Breaking & Entering & Larceny: Occurred after 7/13 at 5:30pm - Boylston St
Service manager of a car dealership reported that a dealership loaner car was taken from his lot. Officer spoke with the previous user of the vehicle, and she stated that she left the keys to the loaner car at the desk, picked up her keys and paperwork and drove off the lot with her car. A stolen car report was filed.

Graffiti Law: 7/25 at 3:16pm - John St
Man received a complaint from a tenant that there was fresh graffiti in the rear of the building. The graffiti was done in black marker or spray paint on the metal casing housing a large steam vent.  The Walk and Talk officers were notified.

Larceny: 7/25 at 3:52pm - Beacon St
Man reported that his IPad was taken from him while he was inside the post office. He stated that he placed his I-Pad on the table located in the middle of the post office. He stated that he walked away and left it there and returned to find it missing.

Accident: Occurred 7/23 at 4:50pm - Commonwealth Ave

Witness stated that he observed a taxi cab crash into a bicyclist and then take off. Witness spoke to the bicyclist but the bicyclist claimed he was fine and then walked away. Witness was able to take down the taxi cab’s license plate number. Two days later, a man came to the station to obtain a crash report regarding the incident. The officer on the scene was contacted and he attempted to ascertain the facts of the crash. The man stated that he was cut off by a taxi cab and he went up on the hood of the cab, rolled over the hood, and fell onto the ground. He claimed to have sustained some ankle discomfort and his bike was destroyed. Officer contacted the taxi cab driver and he claimed that the bicyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed in the opposite direction and that the bicyclist struck his cab as he was making a turn. Due to the inconsistencies of the stories, lack of evidence, and the fact that neither party contacted the police during the time of the crash to report it, no citations were issued to either operator.

Operating After Suspension: 7/25 at 3:21pm - Allandale Rd

Officer pulled over a car that was driving 40mph over the speed limit. Registration check revealed that the license was suspended. The operator was placed under arrest and was issued a citation for Speeding and Operating with a Suspended License.

Protective Custody: 7/25 at 2:50pm - Harvard St
Officers responded to a report of a female who appeared passed out on the steps. Upon questioning, the female was extremely uncooperative and attempted many times to walk away. Officers noticed that there was a strong odor of alcohol coming from her breath, her eyes were blood shot, her speech was slurred and she was unsteady on her feet. Officer concluded that she was impaired due to her consumption of liquor and she was placed in protective custody.

Accident: 7/25 at 10:25am – Boylston St
Officer noticed two vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed. As the officer attempted to stop the vehicles, the vehicle in back struck the vehicle in front. Both operators were not injured and declined medical attention. The vehicle in back was cited for Speeding and Following Too Closely. The front vehicle was cited for Speeding.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Police Reports 7/24

Operating After Suspension: 7/25 at 6:59am - Harvard St towards Beacon St
A random query of a vehicle’s registration revealed that the registered owner had a Failed Inspection Sticker and a Suspended license status. Subject was placed under arrest and charged with Operating After Suspension and Failed Inspection Sticker.

Breaking and Entering: Occurred 7/24 between 1:40pm – 6:35pm at Buckminister Rd
Officer was dispatched to take a Breaking and Entering and Larceny report at Buckminister Rd. Victim stated that her housemate returned home to find the home had been entered. A report was taken, case is still under investigation. 

ID Fraud: 7/24 at 5:19pm – Egmont St
Male resident stated to be a victim of identity theft. The male stated that he received a phone call from an employee of a dealership in California, who explained that he was the victim of fraud. A car was purchased by a party claiming to be the resident and they were looking to get the car back due to non payment. Resident checked his bank, credit cards, and other financial  accounts and there are no discrepancies.

Larceny: 7/24 at 3:30pm – Harvard ST
Loss Prevention employee had a suspect detained in his office for suspicious behavior. Employee observed the subject placing two unpaid eyeglass cases into a bag of paid merchandise. Based on the employee’s observation and security footage, suspect will be summonsed for shoplifting. Suspect was issued a verbal no-trespass order prohibiting his return to the store and was asked to leave.

Burglary: Occurred 7/23 between 10:30am – 12:00pm on Clinton Rd
Resident/victim stated that her home was broken into. It appears the suspect returned to the basement and exited through the rear door. The only part of the house that was targeted was the victim’s bedroom on the second floor.  She reported that close to 50 pairs of earrings, 10-20 necklaces and bracelets were found missing. Victim claimed that when she left her house, there was a dark skinned white male, in  his 20's slim with dark hair and facial hair wearing a gold colored shot sleeve shirt, walking suspiciously in front of her house at a slow pace.

Fire Building: 7/24 at 10:05am - Beacon St
Officer and the Fire Department was dispatched to a report of smoke coming from an apartment. After a forced entry was made, they discovered piece of wood smoldering on the stove. The small fire was put out by the fire department. Investigation revealed that a microwave fell off the shelf and hit the stove, which caused it to turn on. The piece of shelf that had broken off started to smolder and caught fire.  No injuries reported.

Traffic Offense: 7/24 at 9:11am - Lagrange St

Officer observed a vehicle proceed through the stop sign. Operator was placed under arrest and cited for unlicensed operation and a stop sign violation.

Breaking and Entering and Larceny: Occurred 7/24 at 9:30pm - St May's St

Victim reported that she parked her vehicle last night and returned in the morning to find that her left rear passenger window was smashed. She noticed numerous items missing. Officer advised that she cancel all credit cards and run a check to make sure the cards weren't used, and also to contact the Id theft hotline. No further information at this time.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Police Report 7/18-7/21

Accident: 7/21 at 3:00am - Hammond Street
Officer observed a vehicle parked by the side of the road at Hammond Street and Laurel Road with the vehicles hazard light blinking. Victim stated that as she swerved to avoid an animal in the middle of the road way, her vehicle hit the curb and then struck a tree. Victim was not injured. A report was taken.

Operating after Suspension: 7/22 at 12:38am – Harvard St

Officer observed a vehicle that did not have a valid inspection sticker. A query of the driver’s registration revealed that he had a suspended license. Driver was placed under arrest and charged with the following offenses: Operating After Suspension (License) and Failure to Submit Motor Vehicle for Inspection.

Possession of Heroin: 7/21 at 7:50pm - Harvard St
Officer was dispatched for a person that was unconscious in a bathroom. As the subject regained consciousness, officer observed an opened hypothermic needle in the area where the subject was lying. When the door to the toilet stall was opened, in plain view there was a bottle cap with a brown substance -which the officer believed it to be heroin.  Upon more investigation, officer revealed prescription pill bottles, and other pills. Subject was taken to the hospital and will be charged with possession of a class A heroin, and possession of a class E substance.

Fraud: 7/21 at 5:55am - Adams St

Officer responded to a report of a credit card fraud. Victim stated that she received an email suspicious activity on her credit card account. The illicit transactions were made in several different states with multiple charges. Victim stated she had possession of her credit card and does not know how it was compromised. She has since closed the account.

Robbery: 7/21 at 4:40pm - St. Paul and Parkman Streets

Officer observed two men beating another male at the corner of St. Paul St and Parkman St. Officer detained one the subject while the other fled. He was found later by another officer. He was staying at a hotel where officers removed an open cigarette pack from the subject’s pocket. The packet contained small plastic wrapped packets of powder-  three of the small clear plastic baggies  contained a tan powdery substance that was believed to be heroin and another clear plastic baggie contained a white powdery substance that was believed to be cocaine. Subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the station. The first subject was charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, to wit, a shod foot, and unarmed robbery. The second subject was charged with assault and battery, unarmed robbery, Possession of a class A drug (heroin), and possession of a class B drug (cocaine). Ambulance was requested for the victim.

Breaking & Entering & Larceny: 7/21 at 2:33am - Manchester Rd
Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity. With a known description, another officer radioed that he had 3 parties stopped on the corner of Naples and Manchester. One subject had a bicycle and a backpack that was not his. The backpack contained his jacket, shirt, cell phone and wallet. Also inside the backpack was a large kitchen knife with the end of blade chipped off.  Subjects were identified by the caller All three parties gave inconsistent stories and were unable to clearly state where they had been or how they came to be in the area, furthermore they could not state why they were in the Brookline area or the driveway of the resident. Subjects were placed under arrest and charged with the following:
-    Subject A: Juvenile Delinquent to WIT, Possession of Burglar Tools, Knife, Flashlight, multiple bike keys, Received Stolen Property, Attempted Breaking & Entering, Conspiracy
-    Subject B: Juvenile Delinquent to WIT, Attempted Breaking & Entering,  Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice- False Name, Possession of Burglar Tools
-    Subject C: Attempted Breaking & Entering Intent,  Conspiracy, Possession of Burglar Tools, Contribute to Delinquency of a Minor

OUIL: 7/21 at 2:05 - St Paul St at Freeman St
Officer responded to a call that there a subject "slumped over the wheel inside a motor vehicle" at the above listed intersection. Officer detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and was subject observed to be unsteady on his feet when exiting his vehicle. Subject was placed under arrest for the following: Blocking Intersection, Obstructing Motor Vehicle Traffic, Operating Under the Influence (Liquor).

Loud Noise: 7/21 at 12:12am - Freeman St
Officers responded to a report of a noise complaint. Officers heard loud music coming from the residence and observed people in the apartment from the open windows. The resident of the apartment stated he was having a birthday party for one of his friends and the music got a little loud. He was issued a Town By-Law for Nuisance Control.

Accident: 7/20 at 4:30pm – Webster St
Officer was informed by a subject that he had just had a car accident and needed the officer’s assistance. Subject explained that he drove out of a parking lot and drove in the wrong direction. He got distracted and his vehicle struck a parked vehicle. Subject was issued for a One Way Violation. The owner of the parked vehicle was unable to be contacted.

Larceny: Occurred between 7/18 at 11:00am – 7/20 at 12:00am – Winslow Rd
Bicycle was left on enclosed porch at the front entrance to the house.  The door to the porch wasn't locked.  There were no signs of forced entry. 

Accident: 7/18 at 4:00pm – Centre St
Subject was pulling out of her parking spot when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a parked car on the opposite side of the road. No one was injured. Subject was issued a Motor Vehicle Citation for Failure to use care when starting and stopping.